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Comment by BrianQ. on October 10, 2019 at 11:39am

Always go with Audio pots, here’s some reading if youre not in the know:
https://www.amplifiedparts.com/tech-articles/basic-electric-guitar-...

Comment by Ted Crocker on October 8, 2019 at 1:40pm

I use audio taper for both.

Comment by Wiel Mulders on October 8, 2019 at 3:40am

One more question on this issue still lives. Is it then the A potmeter voor volume and the B potmeter for tone?

Tom’s reaction brings up the question what is the best way for volume and tone control on piezo?

Comment by Tom Temple on October 5, 2019 at 7:57pm

I'm with Ted. I tried 0.022 uF caps and 25o k pots, but always go back to the 0.047 uF cap and 500k audio taper pot. This combination seems to give a big range of tones (single coil or humbucker). A piezo pickup is a whole other story.

Comment by Ted Crocker on October 4, 2019 at 10:22am

Somehow I missed this question, sorry guys.  Most people use 250k pots and .023 caps for a single coil and 500k pots and .047 caps for a humbucker.

I prefer 500k/.047 for everything, it sems to give me a wider range of adjustment.

Good luck!

Comment by Wiel Mulders on October 4, 2019 at 12:52am

I have the same question as TerryB. Where can I find answers to bis question?

Comment by TerryB on March 19, 2015 at 10:23am

If wiring up a single coil here:

1) what pots would be recommended (Audio vs Linear, 250k vs 500k)

2) what size capacitor on the tone pot?

Thanks!

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